A temporary ceasefire was agreed last night in the fighting between the two sets of militias in the southern suburbs of Tripoli. The ceasefire seems to be holding.
At least four people have been killed and seven others wounded in clashes that broke out between rival armed groups in Libya’s capital, Tripoli, as they attempt to take control of the city.
The former chief of the Petroleum Facilities Guard (PFG) Ibrahim Jodran and Moamar Gaddafi’s tribal loyalists as well as Chadian rebels have been teaming up for a new alliance to carry out a military operation to control not only the oil crescent region but also many more areas in the …
Libya’s branch of the Islamic State group on Saturday claimed responsibility for a deadly attack on a checkpoint between the capital Tripoli and the town of Zliten earlier this week.
At least 6 Libyan security personnel and one ‘‘terrorist’’ were killed early this morning at the Wadi Kaam checkpoint 65 km east of Tripoli and 15 km east of Zliten on the Khoms-Tripoli main motorway.
There are still skeletons amongst the rubble, mines and unexploded ordnance have not been cleared, and 3,000 people are registered with local authorities as homeless.
Libya’s southern area of Fezzan is suffering from an influx of foreign fighters that are gradually taking over the country’s tribes.
The LNA has reported that it killed 15 ‘‘terrorists’’ on the Ajdabiya-Tobruk desert road who it claims were escaping from the city of Derna. The LNA had long claimed it had 90 percent of the city under its control, but is still trying to clear Derna of the remainder of …
The National Oil Corporation (NOC) has denounced the attack by an armed group on the office of the CEO of the Brega oil and gas marketing company, vandalizing it and robbing some of its items.
Rebel groups from Sudan’s Darfur region are strengthening their foothold in Libya, building up their military strength in a bid to return to Sudan and fight on, according to a confidential report seen by AFP on Wednesday.